of Hernando County, Florida.


  • rock, mineral, and fossil identification
  • rock cutting, grinding, polishing, and cabbing
  • sliver smithing
  • wire wrapping and chain making
  • jewelry making


We are a non-profit organization with the purpose of  fostering interest and promoting knowledge of minerals, gems, fossils, and earth sciences.

We conduct:

  • regular meetings
  • informational programs - guest speakers, videos, slide shows, demonstrations, classes
  • workshops*
  • our annual gem and mineral show
  • field trips
  • rock swaps, auctions
  • ​annual dinner meeting